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Fay enjoying successful season at Monmouth

Former PA standout pacing MU track

Former Pittston Area track star Eric Fay is enjoying a successful senior season as a member of the outdoor track and field team at Monmouth University.

Fay and his 4 x 400 meter relay team finished first at the Greyhound Invitational at Moravian College in mid-April, and last week, Fay and the Hawk 4 x 200 meter relay team ran a 3:30.91 at the Penn Relays to qualify as the fifth-best time in MU history.

The seven-time District 2 medalist also finished eighth in the 400 meters at the Greyhound Invitational, and qualified for the IC4A championships with a fourth-place finish at the William and Mary Colonial Relays with his 4 x 100 relay team.

Fay has had an outstanding career at Monmouth, starting as a sophomore when as a member of the Indoor Track team, earned a fifth place finish with the distance medley relay team at the NYC Gotham Cup, and took eighth place in thr 400m at the Penn State Nationals.

As a junior, Fay earned all-NEC Second Team honors at the NEC Indoor Championships as part of the second-place 4 x 400 meter relay team, which also placed 23rd overall at the IC4A Outdoor Championships. Fay also won the 500m Dash 1:07.89 in an indoor meet with Rider as a junior, and was part of the fourth-place 4 x 400 meter relay team at the Princeton New Year Invitational.

This year, Fay started the season with a seventh place finish in the 500m dash at the BU Terrier Classic, and placed 23rd in the 600 meters at Princeton’s New Year’s Invitational.

Fay and his Monmouth teammates competed at the Northeast Conference Championship this weekend in West Long Branch, NJ. Next weekend they travel to Princeton, NJ for the ECAC and IC4A Championships.

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